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aide

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noun \ˈād\

Simple Definition of aide

  • : a person whose job is to assist someone

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of aide

  1. :  a person who acts as an assistant; specifically :  a military officer who acts as an assistant to a superior officer

Examples of aide in a sentence

  1. The senate office hired several congressional aides.

  2. <the nurse's aide will bring you an extra pillow>



Origin and Etymology of aide

short for aide-de-camp


First Known Use: 1777


AIDE Defined for Kids

aide

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noun \ˈād\

Definition of aide for Students

  1. :  a person who acts as an assistant <a teacher's aide>




Medical Dictionary

aide

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noun \ˈād\

Medical Definition of aide

  1. :  a person who acts as an assistant <volunteer aides> <psychiatric aides>—see nurse's aide




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